Concacaf World Cup characterizing is infringe. But what should replace the Hex?
The Concacaf format is extremely top-heavy and it represents USA should still is eligible for Russia despite their 4-0 capitulation to Costa Rica. Its time for a change
Two plays into the Hexagonal and USA are to the bottom of the counter. The 1-2 loss to Mexico and the 0-4 drubbing away to Costa Rica has left US soccer in need of some serious soul-searching, and Jrgen Klinsmann has again received himself on the chopping block.
Yet despite their poverty-stricken start, USA are still odds-on to make it to the 2018 World cup finals an indictment on a qualification plan that is not only outdated, but provides the confederations big-hearted squads in a disproportionate way.
Consider this: were 570 dates away from the opening pair in Russia, and 82% of Concacafs squads have already been eliminated. Its a degree not lost on Victor Montagliani, the confederations chairwoman, who mocked the qualifying plan earlier this year. Something needs to change because you cant have 85% of your members who are on the outside looking in two years before the World cup finals, Montagliani said.
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